PhD, Kobe University Graduate School of Law
LLM, New York University School of Law
LLB, Keio University
Chieko Tsuchiya is a consultant in the dispute resolution department of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Bangkok office. An experienced attorney qualified to practice law in Japan and New York, she provides advice to both Japanese and other companies on cross-border insolvency matters, dispute resolution, commercial transactions, and employment law issues. She has worked extensively on a variety of complex international insolvency and civil cases that require coordination of stakeholders’ interests and court proceedings in multiple jurisdictions. She has also worked on various nuclear–law related matters, having honed her knowledge and working experience as a legal officer at the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins, Chieko was a special counsel at one of Japan’s largest law firms and served as an adjunct judge and mediator at the Tokyo Family Court. She has acted as a mediator in the Tokyo Bar Association for more than 10 years, is a registered mediator with the Japan International Mediation Center (JIMC-Kyoto), and has also served as a deputy director of the Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA).